The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Dakota County region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 206 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Dakota County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,870 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1997 and are Class B.